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Great pay and benefits

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Current Employee - Business Change Director  in  Denver, CO
Current Employee - Business Change Director in Denver, CO

I have been working at WellPoint full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

The company offers great pay, benefits, and has a great diversity program. They helped pay for my MBA and I have progressed in the company as a result.

Cons

It has become very large and the politics have grown with it. Strategy planning seems to start in June but is not solidified until near the end of Q1 of the following year. It would be helpful to hit the ground running at the beginning of the year and better yet to have a rolling plan.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Decrease process as it impedes progress

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Fair at best

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    Former Employee - Nurse Reviewer  in  Andover, MA
    Former Employee - Nurse Reviewer in Andover, MA

    I worked at WellPoint full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Consistent employment. Never any news of "downsizing".

    Cons

    Felt Underpaid for the amount of work. Worked an average of 5-10 hrs of overtime a week without compensation. Got more respect from the clients and general population than from company managment. Was told consisitently "It is what it is". High turnaround times (dictated by contract) increases stress level of the job. Lost 6 nurses in a month. There were only 12 on staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should be better compensation for the "professional" role desired by the corporation. Nurses continually have the highest "trustworthy" ratings on a consistent basis according to Press-Gainey. Profit before people was uttered many times in the office. You should review how much time and money are required for new hire re-training; it is more cost effective to keep you employees content. My opinion of overworked and underpaid was shared by many coworkers. Management was treated well.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    work life balance, whats that ?

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    Former Employee - Systems Analyst  in  Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Richmond, VA

    I worked at WellPoint as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    The company is getting bigger and better everyday and there is a good chance to learn new things at work.

    Cons

    only work - no personal life, Pantry doesn't even have a coffee machine.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please treat employees as human beings and do not put their life at stake for company's prosperity.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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